Definitions of wretchedness
  1. noun
    a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
    synonyms: miserableness, misery
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    concentration camp
    a situation characterized by crowding and extremely harsh conditions
    living death
    a state of constant misery
    suffering, woe
    misery resulting from affliction
    type of:
    lack of prosperity or happiness or health
  2. noun
    the character of being uncomfortable and unpleasant
    “the wretchedness for which these prisons became known”
    “the grey wretchedness of the rain”
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    type of:
    discomfort, uncomfortableness
    the state of being tense and feeling pain
  3. noun
    the quality of being poor and inferior and sorry
    “he has compiled a record second to none in its wretchedness
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    type of:
    inferiority, low quality
    an inferior quality
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